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Judah P. Benjamin. [from the Charleston news and courier, January, 1898.] [See Ante, pp. 297-302.] We are indebted to the Hon. James Sprunt, of Wilmington, N. C., for another interesting contribution in regard to the early life of Judah P. Benjamin. He is confirmed in his opinion that Mr. Benjamin lived in Fayetteville,
ent testimony of the venerable R. C. Belden, Esq., of this State (North Carolina), who was an intimate friend and schoolmate of young Benjamin.
We publish both Mr. Sprunt's letter, and Mr. Belden's statement to-day.
In the absence of other testimony, we would say that Mr. Sprunt had made out his case; the most that we can concMr. Sprunt had made out his case; the most that we can concede, however, in view of abundant testimony upon the subject, is that Mr. Benjamin may have been a pupil at the Fayetteville Academy for perhaps a year.
Indeed, this is all that Mr. Belden claims.
It is admitted generally, that the Benjamins came to the United States when Judah was only four or five years of age, and Mr. Ezekiel